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A Poem and Some Meandering

Poem: Tobes I long for you to stare at me, With all my heart, to put your book down, Avert your eyes from colored light and stare into mine. At me. That is all I ask. In your stare, in you, seeing me, I see love, thick as a biscuit.

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Book Review – Where Do You Get Your Ideas, Fred White

White presents writers with a useful guide for digging up nuggets otherwise unknown or unseen. And not just writers, but anyone interested in capturing the how and why of curiosity and how an idea rises above the internal din of what’s for dinner? and why does my toe feel like

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What Is A Wet Market?

Okay. Not a very exciting post, but at least you’ll understand the news… Definitions I realized, reading news about COVID, that I don’t really know what a wet market is. Maybe you’re in the same boat. It sounds, at first glance, like something from a 1960s low budget horror film

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What If You Wasted Your Entire Life? Book Review

Leo Tolstoy and the Meaning of Life Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Leo Tolstoy Following his wealthy and entitled mid-nineteenth century compatriots, the young Tolstoy spent his daytime hours dutifully attending the responsibilities of a young noble. But, at night, he slipped through dark streets and dark doorways

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Crumb? Well, not really, but close…

By my own definition, a crumb has no pictures save the squished cookie in the heading. But this short observation, I think, satisfies my ideas for a crumb: a short post I write on the fly without editing or massaging from an idea that pops into my head from nowhere.

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Crumb – Who Are You Voting For?

Here’s a boatload of wisdom pulled from a then eleven-year-old. I wrote this then and find it applies today as much as it did then. Maybe more. Here’s one I had a good laugh over. As an explanation, I bought a pack of TableTopic cards for the family as a

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Crumb – It’s All About You

It isn’t really, but, in this case, it is. I was listening to something today about developing a morning routine. One that is guaranteed to make you famous and beautiful and smart and probably live forever. Then I thought, screw this crap. The whole idea started to bother me. It’s

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Doing Someone Else’s Job

File this one under things that really bug me. Or things I hate. Not sure if it’s technology, business, or laziness. You decide. What thing has become common for you that drives you batty? I bought a cheap old truck over one Christmas holiday and called my insurance company to

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Psalm 235, Hearing G

Psalm 235 I woke this morning to a stir. “Dennis!” I heard. Loud. My watch said 2:30. Doors were closed, rooms dark.My wife lay next to me, arms akimbo, and no covers. Sleeping. “Here I am Lord,” I said, plagiarizing Samuel, not knowing what to expect.Not knowing, period.Not knowing anything.

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